MHG62919 - Cairn - N.N.W. of Altnacardich


Ruined cairns N.N.W. of Altnacardich.

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  • CAIRN (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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The Inverness Field Club, led by Donald Coghill, surveyed a number of sites in the Aird area between 1987 and 1989. N.N.W. of Altnacardich.
Two low cairns 4 yards in diameter and 10 yards apart. Some distance to the N.E. there is a much larger low cairn buried below dense, wind-blown fir trees; 40 yards further N.E. (and 22 yards from the turf footings of the building at OS 589442 No. 52 in the Record) there is another low cairn of similar size, 6 yards by 5 yards. <1>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location based on grid coordinates. (T. Blackie 12/07/23)

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Grid reference Centred NH 5870 4429 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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